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Former Security Supervisor jailed, fined for Reckless Driving

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 (Bernama) - A former security supervisor was sentenced to a day’s jail and fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate’s Court here today for reckless driving to an extent of causing a teenage girl to be permanently disabled due to head injuries following a road crash last year.
Date: 27 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Indonesian Maid jailed, fined for stealing Food, Clothes

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24 (Bernama) - An Indonesian maid was sentenced to seven months’ jail and fined RM1,000, in default one month’s jail, by the Ampang Magistrate’s Court here today for stealing various food items and clothes on Dec 13.
Date: 24 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bill to abolish Death Penalty to be tabled at Next Dewan Rakyat Sitting

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 (Bernama) - The bill to abolish the mandatory death penalty is expected to be tabled at the next Dewan Rakyat sitting.
Date: 20 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Single Mother jailed Five Years for RM1.29 Million CBT

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 ( Bernama) - A single mother was also sentenced to five years in jail by the Sessions Court here today after pleading guilty to two charges of criminal breach of trust (CBT) on the daily collection of a telecommunications company amounting to RM1.29 million last year.
Date: 20 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Malaysians, Filipinos jailed in Brunei for smuggling, lying in Boat Collision Case

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Dec 20 (Bernama) - Eight foreign nationals comprising Malaysians and Filipinos were sentenced to two years in prison in Brunei for smuggling activities and lying in connection with a two-boat collision earlier this month, according to Xinhua news agency.
Date: 20 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Single Mother gets 30 Months' Jail for Drug Possession

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 19 (Bernama) - A single mother was sentenced to 30 months’ jail by the High Court here today for possession of 8.07gm of methamphetamine two years ago.
Date: 19 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Myanmar National fined RM1,500 for Soliciting Alms at Mosque without Permit

PETALING JAYA, Dec 19 (Bernama) - The Magistrate’s Court fined a Myanmar national RM1,500 today after she pleading guilty to soliciting alms without a permit at a mosque in Kampung Tunku here, two weeks ago.
Date: 19 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Security Guard fined RM1,000 for stealing Shoes at Mosque

PETALING JAYA, Dec 18 (Bernama) - A security guard was fined RM1,000 in default a month’s jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for stealing a pair of shoes worth RM100, at a mosque last week.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Counselling Teacher gets Seven Years' Jail for supporting Daesh

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 (Bernama) - A counselling teacher could only shed tears after he was sentenced to seven years’ jail by the High Court here today for supporting Daesh and keeping pictures of the terror group two years ago.
Date: 17 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Police Officer in Court to answer Charges on Unnatural Sex

KANGAR, Dec 13 (Bernama) - A senior police officer with the rank of Superintendent today was charged in the Sessions Court here for two counts of molestation and two charges of unnatural sex against two women, last year.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Five pleaded guilty to making False Police Reports

KUANTAN, Dec 13 (Bernama) - Five individuals, including a woman, pleaded guilty in separate Magistrate’s Court here today to making false police report over loss of their identity cards.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Three Thai Nationals plead guilty to Criminal Trespass

KUANTAN, Dec 13 (Bernama) - Three Thai nationals were sentenced to three months’ jail each by the Magistrate’s Court here today for criminal trespass into a military training ground belonging to the Federal Land Commissioner.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Police Officer jailed Three Years, fine RM10,000 for Bribery

SHAH ALAM, Dec 13 (Bernama) - A police officer with the rank of assistant superintendent was sentenced to three years’ jail and fined RM20,000, in default a year’s jail, for accepting bribe of RM4,000 froma construction company owner last year.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Former Bodyguard jailed Two Years for causing Hurt to Wife

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 ( Bernama) - A former bodyguard was sentenced to two years’ jail by the Sessions Court here today for voluntarily causing grievous hurt to his wife with his bare hands, last September.
Date: 11 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Night Club Owner who bribes MPK Personnel jailed, fined RM10,000

JOHOR BAHRU, Dec 10 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today sentenced a night club owner to seven days jail and fine of RM10,000, in default six months jail, for bribing an enforcement personnel of the Kluang Municipal Council (MPK).
Date: 10 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Mechanic jailed Two Months for failing to follow Police's Directive to disperse

PETALING JAYA, Dec 4 (Bernama) - A mechanic was sentenced to two months' in jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for failing to comply with a directive to disperse by the police on Wednesday, two days after the riots first occurred at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Subang Jaya.
Date: 04 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Nigerian Man to die for Drug Trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 (Bernama) - A Nigerian man was sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court here today after he was found guilty of trafficking in more than 700gm of drug into the country in May last year.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Federal Court upholds Death Sentence on Two "Tuhan Harun" Followers

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 29 (Bernama) - Two "Tuhan Harun" followers are to hang for the murder of Pahang Islamic Religious Department (JAIP) Enforcement Division principal assistant director, Ahmad Raffli Abd Malek, in 2013. This follows an unanimous decision by a five-man bench of the Federal Court today to dismiss Sumustapha Suradi and Shamsinar Abdul ...
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Babysitter's Husband gets 20 Years' Jail, 12 Strokes for sexual abuse of baby Zara

KAJANG, Nov 28 (Bernama) - Hazmi Majid, the husband of the babysitter took care of baby Nur Muazara Ulfa Mohammad Zainal or Zara, was sentenced to 20 years jail and 12 strokes of the Kajang Sessions Court here today.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Semporna Lawyer ordered to pay Sabah CM RM300,000 in Damages

KOTA KINABALU, Nov 28 (Bernama) - The High Court here today ordered a Semporna lawyer to pay RM300,000 in damages to Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal for malicious prosecution.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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LABUAN, Mar 25 (Bernama) - Labuan Business Activity Tax (Requirements for Labuan Business Activity) Regulations 2018, which requires a Labuan entity to have adequate full-time employees on the island as well as adequate amount of operating expenditure, will be a boon for the Labuan economy.

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Chief Justice wants Bar cooperation to address Negative Perception of Judiciary

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 22 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum has called on the Malaysian Bar to work with the judiciary to shed the negative perception of the public towards the judicial system.

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Pharmacists urge Government to review Poisons Act 1952

PETALING JAYA, Mar 24 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Community Pharmacy Guild (MCPG) is calling on the government to review the Poisons Act 1952 to ensure the pharmaceutical industry is in sync with innovations in technology.

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MCMC advises Facebook, Instagram Users to change Passwords

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 24 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has advised Facebook and Instagram users to change their passwords if they have been informed that their passwords are in the format which can be read by Facebook employees.

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Malanjum keeping Mum about his Successor

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 20 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, who is due for compulsory retirement in April only smiled broadly and chose to remain secretive when asked about his successor.

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MP Noh Omar expelled from Dewan Rakyat for Three Days

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 (Bernama) - Tanjung Karang MP Tan Sri Noh Omar has been expelled from the Dewan Rakyat for three days from today.

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Selangor wants tougher Environmental Laws

SHAH ALAM, Mar 17 (Bernama) - The Selangor government wants to enforce more stringent laws to address issues related to environmental pollution in the state, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.

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Rosmah's Graft Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 15 (Bernama) - The High Court here today allowed the prosecution's application to transfer from the Sessions Court to the High Court the case involving two graft charges filed against Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, who is the wife of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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SC to facilitate Greater Investor Inclusiveness

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - Opening local corporate bonds and sukuk to retail investors who meet the requirements set are among the steps taken by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to promote investors inclusiveness in the local market.

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SC aims Further Expansion of Islamic Capital Market, says Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission (SC), the regulatory body of the capital market, aim to foster growth that is premised on long-term value creation by intensifying efforts to further expand the Islamic capital market as well as the closely-linked sustainable finance segment.

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CJ seeks to remove Parts of Hamid Sultan's Affidavit

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in the lawsuit by the late Karpal Singh’s daughter, claiming that it was outrageous, insulting and an attack to the Judiciary.

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Up to PM to shortlist Candidates for CJ's Post - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 12 (Bernama) - The Law Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that he has no information about the candidates shortlisted to be appointed as the new Chief Justice to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum who will retire from the post next month.

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Sabah helps Children without Documents through Legalization Program

KOTA KINABALU, Mar 12 (Bernama) - Children born in Sabah and categorised as foreigners even though one of their parents were local residents, will be given aid through a legalisation programme which will ensure a better future for them.

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National Income Tax still Competitive

KUALA LUMPUR, March 11(Bernama) - The income tax in this country is still competitive compared to other nations.

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Najib seeks Court Directive on gag Order against Media, Public

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 11 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants a court directive to inform members of the public and media on what can and cannot be discussed and published pertaining to his criminal case involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds, the Court of Appeal heard.

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